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Damone, Vic and Diahann Carroll

Collection Creator:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Container:
Box 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials can be used.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center can provide reproductions of some materials for research and educational use. Copyright and right to publicity restrictions apply and limit reproduction for other purposes. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ella Fitzgerald Papers / Series 2: Photographs / 2.7: Photographs from Friends and Fans
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0584-ref810

(I Love The Girl) I Love The Guy

Lyricist; composer:
Coben, Cy  Search this
Depicted (sitter):
Damone, Vic  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/16 in x 8 5/16 in; 28.09875 cm x 21.11375 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
South Africa: Gauteng, Johannesburg
Associated Place:
United States: Virginia
Date made:
1950
ID Number:
2018.3010.174
Nonaccession number:
2018.3010
Catalog number:
2018.3010.174
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Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d8ea-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1878450

If We Could Be A-L-O-N-E

Depicted (sitter):
Damone, Vic  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/16 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.09875 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
South Africa: Gauteng, Johannesburg
Associated Place:
United States: Virginia
Date made:
1950
ID Number:
2018.3010.204
Nonaccession number:
2018.3010
Catalog number:
2018.3010.204
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-91fe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1878762

La Bota

Lyricist:
Gillespie, Haven  Search this
Referenced:
Rooney, Mickey  Search this
Damone, Vic  Search this
Armstrong, Louis  Search this
Depicted (sitter):
Lewis, Monica  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/16 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.41625 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1951
ID Number:
2017.3021.272
Nonaccession number:
2017.3021
Catalog number:
2017.3021.272
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-cfbb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1859771

Can Anyone Explain? (No! No! No!)

Depicted (sitter):
Damone, Vic  Search this
Lyricist; composer:
Benjamin, Bennie  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/16 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.09875 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
South Africa: Gauteng, Johannesburg
Date made:
1950
ID Number:
2017.3021.277
Nonaccession number:
2017.3021
Catalog number:
2017.3021.277
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-b444-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1859778

Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection

Donor:
Coe, Norman  Search this
Musician:
Alpert, Herb  Search this
Singer:
Anka, Paul  Search this
Bach, Vivi  Search this
Carr, Vikki  Search this
Damone, Vic  Search this
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Ennis, Ethel  Search this
Greco, Buddy  Search this
Hallyday, Johnny, 1943 -  Search this
Lansing, Joi, 1934-1972  Search this
McNair, Barbara  Search this
Morgan, Jane, 1920 -  Search this
Rawls, Lou  Search this
Reese, Della  Search this
Reynolds, Debbie  Search this
Riley, Billy Lee, 1933-  Search this
Rydell, Bobby  Search this
Sedaka, Neil  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, Jr., 1944-  Search this
Starr, Kay  Search this
Vee, Bobby  Search this
Warwick, Dionne  Search this
Vocalist:
Darren, James  Search this
Gore, Lesley, 1946-  Search this
Composer:
Legrand, Michel, 1932 -  Search this
Extent:
141 Film reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Music
16mm motion picture film
Date:
circa 1962-1970
Summary:
Scopitones are three minute long 16mm films that were viewed on a Scopitone machine, a jukebox-like player. A precursor to music videos, Scopitones -- both the films and the machines -- were popular in the United States from around 1962 to 1968. The films featured sets, costumes, and dancers in support of well-known performers singing a single song. The collection includes Scopitone films from the United States and Europe.
Scope and Contents:
The collection comprises approximately one hundred and forty 16mm color composite magnetic track motion picture prints produced to be played on a Scopitone juke box. These films were produced in Europe and the United States.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into one series. The order follows the original catalogue/distribution numbers.

Series 1, Original Films, 1962-1970
Biographical / Historical:
Referring to both the films and the machines that played them, a Scopitone is song-length film viewed on a juke-box like machine with a screen. Introduced in the late 1950s in France, and based on technology developed during World War Two, the Scopitone machine offered a selection of up to thirty-six titles. Patrons would insert coins (twnty-five cents per play in the United States), press the button for the film desired, and the film would appear on a small screen that formed the top of the machine. The Scopitone films were three minute-long 16mm composite magnetic track prints that featured performers singing popular songs of the time. Like their predecessor, Soundies, and paving the way for music videos, Scopitones included basic sets, costumes, and choreography. Scopitones were made in France, Great Britain, and Germany. Scopitones (both the machines and the films) were most popular in France. Consequently, a large number of the films are in French and star performers well-known in France. One of the major producers of American Scopitone films was Harman-ee Productions, a company owned by Debbie Reynolds. In the United States, Scopitone machines could be found in bars, restaurants, and lounges. Performers as varied as Debbie Reynolds, Neil Sedaka, and Ethel Ennis appeared in American Scopitones. In many of the films the stars sang the songs while surrounded by scantily-clad dancers. On occasion the production numbers told the "story" of the song. More often, the sets, dance moves, and costumes appeared superfluous. The "look" of the films reflected the times with choreography influenced by the Twist and other contemporary dances and clothing and hair-dos straight from a mid-1960s teen fashion magazine. Scopitones flourished in the United States for a very short period of time. First introduced around 1962, interest in producing and viewing Scopitones had ended by 1968. Most American machines and films were tossed in the trash. Collectors acquired the remaining machines and films. Scopitone films, once a mostly forgotten genre, are now easily viewed on Youtube, introducing this short-lived cultural phenomenon to new generations of viewers. The donor, Norman Coe, became involved with Scopitone as a business in 1964 when he purchased ten machines from the Scopitone division of Tel-A-Sign, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois. Coe placed his machines and the films in bars and restaurants around the Albany, New York area. He left the business in the late 1960s, selling all but one of his machines and several cartons of Scopitone films. He donated his remaining machine and films to the National Museum of American History in 2011.
Related Materials:
Materials in the National Museum of American History

The Division of Culture and the Arts acquired a Scopitone machine as part of the same donation. Accession #: 2011.0056
Provenance:
Scopitone machine and films donated by Norman and Sally Coe in 2011.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Music
16mm motion picture film
Citation:
[Title], Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection, circa 1964-1970, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1230
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Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1230

Damone, Vic

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder J
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment / 11.18: Ephemera / Subseries 11.4, Male Singers - Individuals
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s11-ref1132

One 'see' note

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder J
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment / 11.18: Ephemera / Subseries 11.4, Male Singers - Individuals / Damone, Vic
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s11-ref1133

Four songsters

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder J
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1954
undated
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment / 11.18: Ephemera / Subseries 11.4, Male Singers - Individuals / Damone, Vic
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s11-ref1134

Damone, Vic

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
36 Items
Container:
Box 36, Folder I I
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1967
Scope and Contents note:
Includes: "In the Market Place of Old Monterey" and "On the South Side of Chicago."
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 11: Entertainment / 11.4: Male Singers (Individual)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s11-ref330

In San Francisco

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Merrillville
Date made:
1977
ID Number:
1996.0153.01283
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01283
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
1214
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b978-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1222856

On the Street Where You Live; We All Need Love

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Maker:
Columbia  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Subject:
Music  Search this
ID Number:
1988.0294.049
Accession number:
1988.0294
Maker number:
40654
Catalog number:
1988.0294.49
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0947-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_683613

You're Breaking My Heart; Four Winds and Seven Seas

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Associated institution:
Glenn Osser and his Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Mercury  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Date made:
1949
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eula W. Wake in Memory of Harry Wake
ID Number:
1981.0656.296
Maker number:
5271
Accession number:
1981.0656
Catalog number:
1981.0656.296
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f34b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_672150

Linger Awhile With Vic Damone

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Date made:
1962
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.392
Maker number:
T-1646
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.392
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f2d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_669586

Lively Ones, The

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Date made:
1962
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.395
Maker number:
T-1748
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.395
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f2d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_669588

My Baby Loves To Swing

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Date made:
1963
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.402
Maker number:
T-1811
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.402
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-3aae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_669593

Vic Damone; Vic Damone / Lawrence Welk

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Lawrence Welk and his Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.255
Maker number:
RL-2-6
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.255
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f15d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670433

Armed Forces Radio & Television Service RL-30-7

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Young-Holt Unlimited  Search this
Maker:
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.269
Maker number:
P-10073
P-10074
RL-30-7
Accession number:
1980.0392
Catalog number:
1980.0392.269
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-effd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670440

Armed Forces Radio & Television Service RL-32-8

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Percy Faith and his Orchestra and Chorus  Search this
Maker:
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.286
Maker number:
P-10619
P-10620
RL-32-8
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.286
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2bb3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670455

Armed Forces Radio & Television Service RL-10-8

Recording artist:
Damone, Vic  Search this
Richard, Cliff  Search this
Maker:
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Medical Center
ID Number:
1980.0692.281
Maker number:
P-10395
P-10396
RL-10-8
Accession number:
1980.0692
Catalog number:
1980.0692.281
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2bb0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670574

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